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Gig Economy

Gig Economy

This is for the physical 'zine and includes a pdf version of the zine, which will be emailed separately once the product shipped.


24 page zine for Old-School Essentials and other retro/classic fantasy RPGs. Inside you’ll find 200 weird, fun and quirky retainers with just enough detail to get your games rolling. Organized to support infinite hiring procedures and designed to pass around the table before simply slipping back into a favorite book for safekeeping.


If you need retainers and hirelines Gig Economy has you covered!


  • 200 bite sized retainers, hirelings and henchman
    • 20 Lackeys
    • 40 townsfolk
    • 140 adventurers - 20 of each Clerics, Dwarves, Elves, Fighters, Halflings, Magic-Users and Thieves
  • 3 hiring procedures and guidelines for creating your own
  • Illustrated town map on back cover includes 10 different hiring locations
  • All characters are written with gender-neutral pronouns



  • 24 pages, saddle stitched zine with full color cover
  • DL sized booklet (8.6x4.3” / 220x120mm)
  • Compact size fits inside an A5 book (ex: OSE Rules Tome)
  • Printed in Canada and UK


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